Former, bizarre Orange Unified School District Board member Steve Rocco, who was sentenced in 2009 to two years of probation for stealing ketchup from a college cafeteria and then unsuccessfully fleeing on a bicycle, apparently wants his conviction overturned. I say apparently because late last mon ... More >>
Being a city council member is a thankless job, although they do usually save you a nice parking spot at city hall.While we applaud public service, many, many holders of local office in Orange County use their positions of "power" to do some really fucked-up things.Here are but 10 supposed city lead ... More >>
Child molesters, Shaheen Sadeghi, serial killers, Dana Rohrabacher and so many more!
What can you say about the Orange County Grand Jury?When its members reach down to straighten out wrinkles in their socks they discover they aren't wearing any.At bedtime, their teeth and their mouths don't share the same room.In case you haven't heard, the grand jury is historically comprised of go ... More >>
Hey, Tustin City Councilman (and former mayor) Jerry Amante: the grand jury beotch slaps you for "misfeasance in office" and "exceeding or misusing a public power or position and thereby risking harm" for lobbying a college president to force the resignation of a professor who exposed the massive a ... More >>
Larry CraigThe game of hot potato being played by California republicans in response to the state's budget crisis and recently defeated ballot measures is turning into quite a spectator sport. Actually, "hot potato" isn't quite right. More like... "smear the queer"? Or... "12-year-olds calling ... More >>
Rocco reads.The Partnership scored yet another victory today when Judge Jacki Brown of the Quentin Tarantino Justice Center sentenced former Orange school trustee Steve Rocco to two years of probation for his September 2008 theft of a non-refrigerated, half-empty bottle of ketchup at a Chapman Unive ... More >>
The Orange County Superior Courthouse's courtroom C-47 had a standing room only crowd this morning, as the much anticipated case of the People versus Steve Rocco finally went before a judge. Rocco, in case you don't already know, is the former Orange Unified School district trustee who was arrested ... More >>
Last weekend, The Orange County Register reports, Steve Rocco was busted for stealing a bottle of ketchup from a cafeteria at Chapman University. He was observed taking the bottle by a security guard who alerted police, who cited Rocco for misdemeanor theft, for which he will have to pay a $250 fine ... More >>
Chapman University political science professor Fred Smoller has been fascinated by the spectacular rise to power of Steve Rocco, the wacky Orange Unified School District trustee, ever since Rocco won his election in November 2004, and particularly after parents who voted for Rocco because the ballot ... More >>
Your favorite Co-ed Dorm Wall Clock was shocked--SHOCKED!!!--to read our fresh-pressed copy of the Monday edition of the Chapman University Panther student newspaper (where, little known factoid, we twice toiled as a fill-in faculty advisor, until a certain former LA "By God" Times slacker slid in a ... More >>
A serious discussion of ethics and media, which wasnt
It came from Chapman U: believe it or not!
Will Sanchez usher in a new era at Chapman?
And let me perform reparative therapy on the drag queens!